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Neil Abercrombie

Neil Abercrombie's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Neil Abercrombie
Current Office: Governor, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor
Primary Aug. 9, 2014

Education

2012 The Center for Education Reform - Positions (Governors) 33%
2012 The Center for Education Reform - Positions (Governors) 33%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 88%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 88%
2009 American Library Association - Positions 13%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 50%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 100%
2009 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - U.S. House Score 100%
2008 American Library Association - Positions 11%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 40%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 76%
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 School Nutrition Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 45%
2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 100
2007 American Library Association - Positions 20%
2007 Association For Supervision and Curriculum Development - Positions 100%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 62%
2007 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 100%
2007 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 100%
2006 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 86%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 90%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 88%
2005 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2005 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 0%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 79%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 79%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National School Boards Association - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2003-2004 School Nutrition Association - Positions 67%
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2003 American Library Association - Positions 100%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 83%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 83%
2003 National School Boards Association - Positions 80%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 25%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 67%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 67%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 89%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 50%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 83%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 83%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 90%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2000 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1999-2000 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 20%
1999-2000 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 100%
1999 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 90%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 90%
1999 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1997-1998 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 20%
1997-1998 National Education Association - Positions 93%
1997-1998 National Education Association - Positions 93%
1997-1998 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1997 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
1997 National Education Association - Positions 86%
1997 National Education Association - Positions 86%
1997 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1996 National Education Association - Positions 100%
1996 National Education Association - Positions 100%
1996 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1995-1996 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
1995-1996 United States Student Association - Positions 100%
1993-1994 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 0%

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